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9-Day Tour Of The Golden Triangle Of India With Varanasi
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Architecture, Culture, History

  • Duration

    9 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, French

Description

Go on a 9-day tour of the Golden Triangle of India, along with a visit to Varanasi. Start from Delhi, visit its famous historical monuments such as Red Fort, Jama Masjid and take a traditional rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk. Travel to Agra and check out the iconic Taj Mahal, continue to Jaipur and marvel at the grand forts and palaces of the Pink City. Also, learn about India's culture in the holy city of Varanasi before returning to Delhi. 

Highlights
  • Take a traditional rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Experience an elephant ride at Amer fort in Jaipur
  • Visit the beautiful Taj Mahal in Agra
  • Witness the famous Ganga Aarti ceremony in Varanasi
  • Go on a boat ride on the river Ganga and experience India's culture
  • Day 1: Arrive in Delhi expand_more
    • Arrive at Delhi Airport, meet with the tour guide and drive to the hotel.

    Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel in Delhi.

  • Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing expand_more
    • Have breakfast at the hotel and go sightseeing. 
    • Visit Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in the country. Jama Masjid is made up of red sandstone and marble. It was constructed by Shah Jahan and is visited by hundreds of people every day. 
    • Check out the Raj Ghat, a memorial dedicated to Mahatama Gandhi; a black stone platform in an open-air complex that marks Gandhi's cremated spot. 
    • Travel to the Qutub Minar, a unique five-story tapering tower with a height of 73 meters. This famous historical monument is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
    • Travel to Chandni Chowk and enjoy a traditional Rickshaw ride.
    • Visit the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, a famous Sikh Temple in Delhi. 
    • Travel back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
  • Day 3: Delhi- Jaipur (265 Kms/ 6 Hours) expand_more
    • Have breakfast, then depart to Jaipur. 
    • Arrive in Jaipur and visit the Birla Temple to assist in a religious ceremony. 
    • Check out the Royal Albert Hall from outside.
    • Travel to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
  • Day 4: Jaipur- Amer Fort- Jaipur expand_more
    • Have breakfast in the hotel, then drive to Amer, the old capital of Jaipur. 
    • Check out Hawa Mahal, the Wind Palace on the way.
    • Visit Amer Fort on the back of an elephant, like the Maharajas (Kings). 
    • Return to the city and visit the City Palace and Jantar Mantar. 
    • Go shopping in the local markets of Jaipur.

    Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Jaipur.

  • Day 5: Jaipur- Fatehpur Sikri- Agra (240 Kms) expand_more
    • Have breakfast at the hotel, then drive to Agra. 
    • Visit Fatehpur Sikri, the Ghost city, on the way. Check out the Buland Darwaza, or the “Door of victory” built in 1601 A.D. by Mughal emperor Akbar to commemorate his victory over Gujarat. 
    • Arrive in Agra, check-in at the hotel, have dinner and spend the night there. 
  • Day 6: Agra City Tour expand_more
    • Visit the iconic Taj Mahal, an ivory-white marble building on the southern bank of the river Yamuna in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal; it also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself. It is one of the seven wonders of the world and is a magnificent sight for the eyes! 
    • Check out the Mehtab Bagh at the opposite side of Taj Mahal, on the other bank of the river Yamuna. It is a photographer’s paradise where you can capture one of the best views of the Taj Mahal. 

    Overnight stay at the Agra hotel.

  • Day 7: Agra- Delhi (210 Km/ 4 Hours) Varanasi (Flight) expand_more
    • Have breakfast, checkout from the hotel and drive to Delhi for a flight to Varanasi. 
    • Arrive in Varanasi and transfer to the hotel. 
    • Participate in an “Aarti” ceremony in the evening near the Ganga river. 
    • Travel back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
  • Day 8: Varanasi City Tour expand_more
    • Wake up early in the morning at 05:30 am and take a boat ride on the Ganga river. Watch the people taking a dip in the holy river and learn about the culture of India. 
    • Return to the hotel for breakfast. 
    • Visit the city and check out the Bharat Mata Temple and the Durga Temple.
    • Travel to Sarnath, the place where Buddha gave the first sermon after getting illumination.

    Dinner and overnight stay in Varanasi. 

  • Day 9: Varanasi- Delhi expand_more
    • Have breakfast and transfer to the airport around 12:00 to board a regular flight to Delhi. 
    • Arrive in Delhi and transfer to the international airport for your flight back home.
What's Included
  • All transfers and sightseeing in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking local Indian tour guide
  • Mineral water in the car during the visits/ sightseeing
  • Hand sanitiser and disposal masks in the car for sanitation during the visits/ sightseeing
  • All applicable government tax, toll tax, parking, interstate tax
What's Excluded
  • Flight fare/ visa/ insurance
  • Monument entry tickets/ camera fee (if any)
  • Private expenses
  • Anything that is not mentioned in 'Inclusions'
Meeting Point

Delhi, India

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Maria

    Virendra is really very good guide, very involved, well organized, taking care of all aspects like good food, transport and many other. From start he was very patient and trying to meet all my expectations. I can really strongly recommed him as a guide.

  • Jan

    We had 8 days in India and we wanted to visit not only New Delhi vicinity but Varanasi and Khujaraho as well. Our guide was very resoursful and flexible in working out the best agenda and than it was realized with a precision and friendliness. We could count on him in any aspect of our journey. We are very staisfied we our India tour and we made a very good decision choosing that guide.

  • Rosy

    First of all, Virendra has been very helpful since my first message to him in regards to this trip. He has been in touch with me throughout the entire time till we reached home

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